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In Norse mythology, Hroðr (Old Norse "famed"[1]) is a female jötunn (giantess) friendly to the Æsir and the wife of the jötunn Hymir. According to the Eddic poem Hymiskviða she is the mother of Týr, the poem suggests by Hymir, but the later Prose Edda states that Óðinn is his father.


  1. ^ Orchard (1997:192).